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11/04/2011 - Orders are processed through: The Physicians Committee Marketplace, P.O. Box 180, Summertown, TN 38483 For customer service, call toll-free 800-695-2241 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Shipping and Handling Policy Orders are shipped via U.S. Postal Service or UPS. A final confirmation e-
|PCRM Confronts Army’s Chemical Weapons Exercises on Monkeys|
09/26/2011 - The heart rate of monkey #2251-1 skyrocketed to well over 200 beats per minute as he stopped breathing and began to convulse violently. Veterinary technicians had given this vervet monkey a massive dose of a toxic drug to simulate a chemical weapons attack. At Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland, the Army uses live v
|They Have Suffered Too Long: Why PCRM Is Working to Halt the Alamogordo Chimpanzee Transfer|
01/28/2011 - Owen was caught in the wild in Africa in 1970. After being taken from his mother as an infant, he was transported to the United States where he would face a cruel future. Owen—now 44 years old—has been used in hepatitis and HIV experiments and has been subjected to more than 50 biopsies of his liver,
|Breast Cancer Charities Embrace Nonanimal Research|
10/27/2010 - This October, Americans have an exciting development to celebrate during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Forward-thinking breast cancer charities are shifting their focus from animal research to innovative, human-centered research. Since President Nixon declared a “war on cancer” in 1971, billi
|PCRM Confronts NASA Monkey Experiments|
10/26/2010 - “Belmont, we have a problem,” proclaimed PCRM’s billboards and train station ads near McLean Hospital in Belmont, Mass. The ads alerted Belmont commuters to NASA-funded monkey radiation experiments taking place at McL
|Just the Facts|
10/26/2010 - More Than He Could Chew When Chad Ettmueller of Cumming, Ga., tried to eat a double-meat, double-cheese sandwich, loaded with five types of meat and three types of cheese, he ended up in the hospital with a dislocated jaw. Doctors were able to surgically treat him 14 hours later. It’s All in the Delivery Lo
|University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Violating Federal Law by Killing Animals for Trauma Training, Doctors Say in USDA Complaint|
10/08/2010 - PITTSBURGH—Live pigs are unlawfully used and killed in trauma training classes at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, the nonprofit Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) says in a federal complaint filed Oct. 7. More than 95 percent of U.S. facilities providing Advanced Trauma Life Sup
|Doctors File Federal Complaint to Halt Transfer of Chimpanzees for Invasive Experiments|
09/22/2010 - Legal Petition Seeks to Compel HHS Chief Kathleen Sebelius to Retire Elderly New Mexico Chimpanzees and Cancel Their Move to Texas Laboratory WASHINGTON—Elderly chimpanzees living at a nonresearch facility in Alamogordo, N.M., should not be shipped to Texas for use in invasive experiments, says a federal com
|Doctors Urge Tulane to Stop Using Pigs in Lethal Procedures|
06/03/2010 - NEW ORLEANS—Tulane University School of Medicine should end the unnecessary use of live pigs in a trauma training course, says a national physicians group. Doctors with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), including Covington-based pediatrician Leslie Brown, M.D., and cardiologist John J. Pip
|NASA’s Monkey Radiation Experiments Violate Federal Law|
03/10/2010 - WASHINGTON—Federal inspectors charged with enforcing the Animal Welfare Act will investigate unlawful treatment of squirrel monkeys being used in NASA-funded radiation experiments. Two complaints filed March 10 by the nonprofit Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) will trigger the inspections, and
|Doctors Urge Mass General to Stop Using Sheep in Lethal Procedures|
10/15/2009 - BOSTON—Massachusetts General Hospital should end the unnecessary use of live sheep in a trauma training course, says a national physicians group. Doctors with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), including cardiologist John J. Pippin, M.D., F.A.C.C., will join concerned Massachusetts resi
|Shooting Pigs is No Way to Train Our Soldiers|
07/28/2008 - By Neal Barnard, M.D. This opinion piece was published on July 28, 2008, in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin. The U.S. military has reached a new low in its continued neglect of our troops' safety. Instead of providing state-of-the-art medical training for Army personnel, instructors with the 3rd Infantry Brigade Comba
|Children, Cheeseburgers, and America: It's Time to Vote for Health|
11/13/2007 - By Neal Barnard, M.D. November 2007 This opinion piece was published Nov. 13, 2007, in the St. Paul Pioneer-Press, the Tampa Tribune, and the Charlotte Observer. Last month, the American Institute for Cancer Research unveiled the most detailed report ever produced on how healthy diets can prevent cancer. Thi